GLORY TO THE QUEEN ~ During the Cold War, four legendary female chess players from Georgia revolutionized women’s chess across the globe and became icons of female emancipation.
ROOM WITHOUT A VIEW ~ Meager wages and abuse in rooms without windows, Lebanon's foreign domestic workers fight back against the mechanisms of modern slavery.
PEOPLE OF THE CLOUD FOREST ~ an intimate look at the indigenous Chinantec People of Mexico and gives us lessons on how to co-exists in harmony with our planet.
Matronas ~ Salvadoran midwives fight to protect their ancestral role in the face of government repression.
LETTERS: THE ART OF GRIEVING ~ The stories of three women: a mother, a wife, and a daughter who process their loss and grief through their art.
WHO WE ARE ~ An intimate and meditative portrait of the opioid epidemic through the families confronting the devastating consequences of the crisis.
CHILDREN OF THE EXODUS ~ Hundreds of Mexican communities need to relocate because of organized crime. Now refugees in a strange city, children reveal the consequences of their displacement.
THE SUFFRAGISTS ~ The story of an indigenous woman's fight to run for mayor of her community and the history of the suffragist movement in Mexico.
HUMBOLDT IN MEXIICO ~ Alexander von Humboldt completely changed our understanding of nature. The fantastic life of this explorer, scientist and naturalist and his expedition of 1799 - 1804, throughout New Spain are explored.
THE YEARS OF FIERRO ~ César Fierro languished on death row in a Texas prison for more than 40 years for a crime that evidence shows he did not commit.
THE GUARDIAN OF MEMORY ~ Carlos Spector, a Texas immigration lawyer, fights to obtain asylum for Mexicans whose families were murdered or disappeared.
MAIDEN'S TOWER ~ Coming in September. Forty-five years after the Brazilian dictatorship of the 80s, a group of women reunite to discuss their lives during their imprisonment in Tiradentes Prison.
POETRY ON FIRE ~ Coming in November - Poetry On Fire highlights renowned slam poets who inspire students. Through performances and candid interviews, the poets discuss expression, performance and the creative writing process.
CARLOS JÁUREGUI: THE UNFORGETTABLE FAG ~ Coming in August The life story of the Argentinean gay activist whose tenacity over years of activism resulted in greater equality, dignity and visibility for the LGBTQ community.
PASAJUEGO ~ Pasajuego follows the players that compete in the indigenous Oaxacan sport of pelota mixteca. The film serves as a window into their ancient game and the lives of the U.S. Oaxacan culture community.
LUMPKIN, GA: THE HIDDEN HEART OF AMERICA'S IMMIGRATION CRACKDOWN ~ An undocumented immigrant. A private immigration prison. Stories of the immigration crackdown meet in Lumpkin, GA.
ASCENT OF EVIL: THE STORY OF MEIN KAMPF ~ Ascent of Evil reveals Mein Kampf’s dark history and how the book came to be written.
JAMAICA & TAMARINDO: AFRO TRADITION IN THE HEART OF MEXICO ~ The film explores African identity in Mexico City, an identity that goes beyond the color of one's skin.
MENDING THE HEART: THE POWER OF ART TO HEAL A COMMUNITY (Remover el corazon) ~ Community workers use art to help children cope with the trauma of the 2017 Puebla Earthquake.
GRAB AND RUN: BRIDE KIDNAPPING IN KYRGYZSTAN ~ Kyrgyzstan’s ancient practice of Ala-Kachuu, bride kidnapping, has returned
MAIZE IN TIMES OF WAR ~ The yearly cycle of four Indigenous maize farmers in different regions of Mexico, and the exceptional process of growing maize.
SUNÚ ~ Indigenous Mexican farmers grow maize as they have for hundreds of years, but their seeds and culture are threatened by the spread of genetically modified seeds.
THE CLOUD FOREST ~ A Community’s Search for a Sustainable Way of Life in One of the World’s Most Threatened Ecosystems.
TO DIE IN THE DESERT ~ A journey in search of the musical tradition of Cardenche Song and the history that gave birth to it. Los Cardencheros de Sapioriz, the last surviving group is highlighted.
CANTADORAS: MUSICAL MEMORIES OF LIFE AND DEATH IN COLOMBIA ~ Afro-Colombian women sing songs of resistance, hardship and survival.
SWIFT FEET ~ Two Tarahamura runners captivated the world with their endurance running. Swift Feet tells the story of the men, their unique culture and the struggles that Tarahumara runners face today.
DOGS OF DEMOCRACY ~ A documentary about the stray dogs of Athens and the people who take care of them. A universal story about love and loyalty and what we may learn from animals.
BELLATRIX: THE AWAKENING OF FEMINISM ~ Coming in August. Scholars and experts explore the issues that impact women's lives, and the politics of sexuality and gender.
SEARCHING FOR VICTOR "YOUNG" PEREZ: THE BOXER OF AUSCHWITZ ~ Victor Perez was deported to Auschwitz 12 years after winning the boxing world championship. This documentary details his harrowing, emotional story.
Silent River: The Santiago River, River of Death ~ Since the passage of the NAFTA, international companies have used the Santiago River as a “waste canal.” The film follows a young woman’s heroic efforts to save one of the most polluted rivers in Mexico in spite of death threats.